Crown Drops Charges of Fraud, Theft and Assault Against OPP Constable Glenn McLean

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The Crown withdrew 23 of 26 charges against OPP Constable Glenn McLean this morning, stating that there wasn’t any likelihood of conviction. The trial resumes this afternoon where McLean will stand trial on charges of theft of an intoxiliyzer (Count1), Possession of Stolen Property –intoxiliyzer (Count 2) and theft under $5,000 -33 litres of gasoline (Count 6).

Readers may recall that the strength of evidence regarding the dropped 23 charges relied upon the credibility of evidence provide by Karen Querat Beddard.

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Count 1. Theft of an Intoxilyzer: An out of service intoxilyzer was found at McLean’s ex-wife’s house. Rumour has it during parties with friends and families everyone would blow into the machine to measure blood-alcohol levels.

Count 2. Possession of Stolen Property over $5,000: The Intoxilyzer.

Count 3. Fraud: Accused of defrauding the Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre of $16,480.74 by purchasing a 2013 Polaris RZR800. During Querat’s testimony text messages were presented where after McLean and Querat split up Querat begs for the RZR back saying that she wanted back what was hers, and what was purchased with money received from her father’s life insurance- or some discovered bond.

Count 4. Theft over $5,000: $16,480.74 (to purchase RZR presumably)

Count 5. Possession of Stolen Property: The RZR

Count 6. Theft Under $5,000: OPP has charged McLean with the theft of 33 litres of gas.

Count 7. Fraud: Accused of defrauding the Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre of $14,081.00 by purchasing a Pontiac motor vehicle (from Milltown Motors)

Count 8. Theft over $5,000:$14,081.00 (to purchase the Pontiac)

Count 9. Possession of Stolen Property: The Pontiac.

Count 10- 23. A combination of Assaults, Pointing a Weapon and Threatening Death/Bodily Harm: All related to Karen Querat

Count 24. Counsel Indictable Offence: Conspiring with Karen Querat to commit theft over $5,000 -$79,550.00 from the Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre.

Count 25. Counsel Indictable Offence: Conspiring with Karen Querat to steal over $5,000, fraud over $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 namely fraudulently using a VISA (Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre in Karen Querat’s name) to purchase a Polaris RZR ATV.

Count 26. Theft over $5,000: Theft of $79,550 from the Anishnabie Naadmaagi Gamig Substance Abuse Treatment Centre

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